The phrase “covered into the treasury,” as used in acts of congress C and the practice of the United States treas- ury department, means that money has actually been paid into the treasury in the regular manner, as distinguished from merely depositing it with the treasurer. U. S. v. Johnston, 124 U. S. 236, 8 Sup. Ct 446, 31 p L. Ed. 389.

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